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    Various shots of a walking race for women including slow motion footage of the walkers.

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    Various shots linked by dissolves of girls waiting to start a speed walking race. They stand on the start line flexing their legs. "Heel and toe" - our slow-motion camera shows every action." M/S of the girls starting off filmed in slow motion. They walk towards the camera. Low angle shots of the girls walking past. C/U of their legs. Low angle of the girls walking towards and past the camera. Various shots of the girls striding along.

    "Many a mere man en route for the 8.20am will envy the freedom of these strapping young ladies." Moving shot - probably filmed from a car of the girls walking towards the camera. Nice M/S of a group of children standing on a gate watching the race. More shots of the race. Moving shot from behind the girls as they walk along. C/U of a female spectator. More shots of the race and judges. Girls seen walking in slow motion from the side. Finishing line. C/U of the winner - number 12.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 513.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:29:00 / 01:51:36:00
    EP 209

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